BREXIT AND NOW WHAT?
29 March, 7:30pm, Literaturhaus Berlin (Li-Be)
Patricia will participate with other writers in this event on the eve of Brexit. On the theme of 'And Now What?' the readings, music and discussions will continue until midnight. A cooperation with the Humboldt University Berlin's Centre for British Studies, the University of Oxford's Faculty of English, Torch, the SAND Journal, and Deveron Projects
16-17 December, King's College, London
A Conference on Women's Lives in Biographical Fiction and Film. Patricia will be a keynote speaker at the event.
WRITERS IN NEO-VICTORIAN FICTION
11 October, Université de Caen Normandie, France
Patricia will be keynote speaker at this international one day conference. Conference details and call for papers can be seen on the ESSE website (European Society for the Study of English).
HOW I FELL IN LOVE WITH OPERA
29 January, BBC Radio 3 at 22:45 (also stream or download)
The BBC will be broadcasting again the essay Patricia gave in October 2017, she discusses her introduction to opera with particular reference to Death in Venice and Benjamin Britten. After broadcast the recording will be available for streaming or download.
BEGINNING THE BICENTENARY: GEORGE ELIOT IN GENEVA
7-8 December, University of Geneva
Patricia will be a keynote speaker at the two day George Eliot colloquium hosted by the University of Geneva in Switzerland.
BBC PROMS PLUS
Sunday 2 September, BBC Radio
Patricia will be part of a discussion with Belinda Bauer on 'Sex and Death'. The event will be at Imperial College, London. An edited version will be broadcast during the evening's prom concert interval
Now available to listen online.
BRONTË SOCIETY LECTURE REPORT
Villette and the Gothic
Patricia gave a Brontë Society annual lecture in 2015. Here is a report by Holly Walker-Dunseith.
THE TEACHER WHO INSPIRED ME
The Tablet April Edition
Patricia recounts her time at Bedales in the 1960s for The Tablet magazine.
View The Tablet website (subscribers only)
THE WOMEN WHO 'MEANT TO DO IT': GEORGE ELIOT AND CELEBRITY PERFORMANCE
Wolfson College, Oxford
Patricia gave the keynote lecture for the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing in November 2017. The recording of the lecture can now be downloaded from the Wolfson College website.
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